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Cannes 2015 jury

Cannes 2015 jury tried to "balance out" awards

24-May-2015

Co-president Ethan Coen said the jury tried to “balance out” the awards while Jake Gyllenhaal addresses “controlled suicide”.

Cannes: Jacques Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or

24-May-2015

Other winners include Son Of Saul, The Assassin, Chronic, The Lobster, The Measure Of A Man, Carol and Mon Roi.

Son of Saul

Cannes: ‘Son of Saul’, 'Masaan', 'Paulina' win Fipresci prizes

23-May-2015

Other prizes go to My Mother, Masaan and Paulina.

James Franco and Megan Fox

Front Row locks 26 films from AFM

EXCLUSIVE: Oliver Stone and Audiard dramas, Mel Gibson action Blood Father and Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire among haul.

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Alberto Barbera and Alfonso Cuaron

Alfonso Cuarón to lead Venice jury

Gravity director to preside over the jury of the 72nd Venezia.

Bertrand Tavernier

Venice to honour Bertrand Tavernier

French director of award winners Round Midnight and The Clockmaker to receive Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.

A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence

Magnolia acquires Venice winner Pigeon

The distributor has acquired US rights to Roy Andersson’s absurdist comedy that scooped the top prize at this year’s Venice Film Festival.

Ron Eyal and Eleanor Burke

Venice Biennale College selects 12 projects

Up to three low-budget features will be greenlit from the 12 selections.

Goodbye Mommy

RADiUS swoops on Venice hit Goodnight Mommy

EXCLUSIVE: RADiUS has picked up North American rights from Films Distribution to the recent Orrizonti premiere.

Venice 2014

Venice Market finds niche with gap financing market

Several projects in Venice’s inaugural European Gap-Financing Co-Production Market are on the verge of completing their financing.

A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence

Pigeon wins Golden Lion in Venice

Venice awards go to Roy Andersson dark comedy, Andrei Konchalovsky drama, Hungry Hearts.

The Dinner (i Nostri Ragazzi)

The Dinner wins Europa Cinemas Venice Label

Ivano de Matteo’s Italian film to receive promotional support from Europa Cinemas.

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Handling: Toronto's Platform to give 'bump' to int'l films

Toronto International Film Festival director and CEO has revealed further details of Toronto’s new Platform section, which will be the festival’s first competitive section.

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Sworn Virgin

'Sworn Virgin' takes top prize at Hong Kong

Laura Bispuri’s Sworn Virgin won the Firebird Award in the Young Cinema Competition at this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), which wrapped on Monday night.

Murmur of the Hearts

Sylvia Chang’s Murmur to open HKIFF

Philip Yung’s Port Of Call to close the festival.

Sylvia Chang

Hong Kong unveils Sylvia Chang focus

Taiwanese filmmaker and actress Sylvia Chang has been chosen as the Filmmaker in Focus at this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF).

NBFF party shot

Newport Beach Film Festival

PICTURE GALLERY: Filmgoers mixed with celebrities at the California festival’s 16th edition that ran from April 23-30.

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Spotlight

eOne shines with 'Spotlight' sales

eOne has licensed a large swathe of the world on its Catholic Church abuse drama including a multi-territory deal with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA).

Moscow Belgium

Beta Cinema picks up Vincent And The End Of The World

It is the latest feature from director Christophe van Rompaey, whose 2008 film Moscow, Belgium won three awards in Cannes Critics Week that year.

Cannes 2015: Raising the curtain on this year’s market

Is Netflix set to dominate this year’s headlines?

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